Category: Gun Violence

September 6, 2019 Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

A NIGHTMARE OF RACIAL ANIMOSITY OVERTAKING AMERICA

A bad dream is a bad experience. But a truly terrible experience occurs when a bad dream feels like a premonition. Judging by media stories, online commentary and conversations with […]

The Attack on a Muslim Mosque Mirrors Other Hate Crimes

Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

I’ve been pretty wrecked most of March as I read about the mass shooting in New Zealand.    The man arrested for carrying out the mosque attacks in what has […]

The Assassination of Martin Luther King, and America’s Addiction to Gun Violence

Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

April 4. The date of MLK’s assassination returns – as it always does to haunt us. April 4th, 1968 remains a guilty shadow lingering over American history. King is honored […]

The forced trajectory of Trinita Farmer, mother of police homicide victim, Tashii Brown

Nissa Tzun

“He was very creative,” said Trinita Farmer about her son, Tashii Brown, during an interview in her home on March 4, 2018.  Farmer was eager to exhibit his work, which […]

In Florida, we are voting to change the status-quo

Maliha Kareem

With life changing decisions on the ballot, young people in Florida are gearing up for the 2018 elections to hold everyone accountable and make profound changes in our state’s Constitution. […]

Justice for marginalized communities not a factor in filling SCOTUS seat; it’s up to us to vote, voice our concerns now

Alaina Beverly

Whether you care about voting rights, affirmative action, LGBTQ rights, immigrant rights and especially a woman’s right to control her own body, filling retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s […]

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